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Doug Dougill's Engineering Road

Dougill's Engineering built the Loidis between 1898 and 1904. They also built cars and commercial vehicles under the Frick name. 
Works History

Glov Glover's Motors Road

Glover's Motors, of Woodhouse Lane, Leeds Sold an "American car" designed and assembled in the UK in 1920's. Few were sold 
Works History

Opt Switch mobility Road

Optare made buses in the former Cross Gates works of Charles Roe, taken over by employees and managers of that firm on its closure in the 1980s. The company has since moved to Sherburn in Elmet. In 2020 has changed name with the emphasis on electric vehicles and currently owned by the Indian company Ashok Leyland. 
Works History

Opt Optare Road

Optare made buses in the former Cross Gates works of Charles Roe, taken over by employees and managers of that firm on its closure in the 1980s. The company has since moved to Sherburn in Elmet. In 2020 has changed name with the emphasis on electric vehicles and currently owned by the Indian company Ashok Leyland. 
Works History

Rodl Rodley Road

In 1953 Henry Brown designed and had built a micro car in Rodley, a forerunner to Hunslet's Scootacar 
Works History

ROE Charles Roe Rail
Road

Charles Roe began by making trailers for locally produced traction engines produced and bodies for commercial vehicles in a rented works on Balm Road. They went on to make large numbers of bus bodies in a much larger works in Cross Gates. 
Works History

ROF(L) Royal Ordnance Factory Barnbow Road
Aviation/Military

Royal Ordnance Factory was opened during the First World War making ammunition later to produce many of the familiar tanks such as Centurions, Challengers and Chieftains. 
Works History

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